Bobby Thomson Quotes


8 Bobby Thomson quotes:



"I think I had potential to be a legitimate guy out there, but I think I was a disappointment to the Giants because I was inconsistent."
"I was a raw rookie in Arizona during spring training in 1947, but I could do three things. I could run. I had a good arm. And I could hit with power."
"I went into the Air Corps from 1943 through 1945."
"I'd get 3-4 cheap home runs every year. You know, little 'wood shots' down either line. They would be pop flies in any other park. But, goodness me, they didn't count the number of long outs!"
"In my mind, I had had enough of baseball."
"In New York, after that famous home run, they expected me to be up there every year. That homer raised me to a high level, with the top guys in the game."
"It was a pretty fierce rivalry. I'm just speaking for myself, but I think it was general through the clubs. We didn't like them, and they didn't like us."
"When he asked if I would like to try second base, I thought, Hey, get me in the lineup."



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